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Job Information

AECOM Director, Highway Engineering in Burnaby, British Columbia

Canada - British Columbia, Burnaby

Job Summary

AECOM’s Transportation practice is seeking a candidate for a Director Highway Engineering in Burnaby, BC. Responsibilities for the position will include:◦Leading AECOM’s highway engineering practice in BC.

◦Developing and implementing growth strategies for AECOM’s Highway Engineering practice in BC.

◦Managing highway engineering staff including hiring, and performance management.

◦Managing design, and the highway/civil discipline, on large and small projects, including preparing, monitoring and forecasting cost, scope, project schedule, and team building.

◦Routinely collaborating with AECOM teams across Canada and abroad (typically for highway, transit, aviation, and port projects). This will often include work on projects and proposals in other Provinces and will require some business travel.

◦Collaborating with business development specialists to develop clients, proposals, and win work.

◦Managing sub-consultants.

◦Attending and chairing frequent meetings.

◦Supporting the ISO quality process.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent experience

  • At least 8 years’ experience

  • Experience working on highway/road/civil projects

  • Have been a project manager, or deputy project manager on major highway projects with minimum assignment fees of>CAD$10,000,000.

  • P3, or Design-Build, and/or EPCM experience.

  • Experience dealing with consultants, contractors, and public-sector clients.

  • Have a technical foundation in design or construction.

  • Experience as a direct manager of staff.

  • Experience contributing to winning proposals, including experience leading small proposals and with contributing role on major proposals.

  • Experience interacting with executives (internal and external).

  • Have a demonstrable network of highway and road client, contractor, and engineering contacts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally 15 years of experience, including a minimum of 10 years on highway, road, and civil projects in BC.

  • P.Eng designation

  • Experience delivering projects to MOTI, Translink, YVR, Lower Mainland Municipalities

  • Experience as a design manager and/or discipline lead experience on P3 or DB projects

  • A strong preference for candidates with significant BC Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure experience [MOTI]

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 221988BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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